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Title: Vitamin D promotes vascular regeneration
Authors: Wong, Michael Sze Ka ×
Leisegang, Matthias S
Kruse, Christoph
Vogel, Juri
Schürmann, Christoph
Dehne, Nathalie
Weigert, Andreas
Herrmann, Eva
Brüne, Bernhard
Shah, Ajay M
Steinhilber, Dieter
Offermanns, Stefan
Carmeliet, Geert
Badenhoop, Klaus
Schröder, Katrin
Brandes, Ralf P #
Issue Date: Sep-2014
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series Title: Circulation vol:130 issue:12 pages:976-86
Article number: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.010650
Abstract: Vitamin D deficiency in humans is frequent and has been associated with inflammation. The role of the active hormone 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol (1,25-dihydroxy-vitamin D3; 1,25-VitD3) in the cardiovascular system is controversial. High doses induce vascular calcification; vitamin D3 deficiency, however, has been linked to cardiovascular disease because the hormone has anti-inflammatory properties. We therefore hypothesized that 1,25-VitD3 promotes regeneration after vascular injury.
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ISSN: 0009-7322
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology
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